Nokia 3 will skip Android 7.1.2 Nougat update to jump directly to Oreo, confirms HMD Global

By Digit NewsDesk | Published on 04 Dec 2017

HMD Global, the company that manufactures Nokia phones, has confirmed that the Nokia 3 will directly be updated to Android Oreo. HMD had promised that the Nokia 8, 3, 5 and 6 will all receive Android Oreo before the end of the year. Nokia 8 has already been updated to Oreo.

Nokia 3 will skip Android 7.1.2 Nougat update to jump directly to Oreo, confirms HMD Global

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HMD Global’s Chief Product Office, Juho Sarvikas, has confirmed that the Nokia 3 will skip the Android 7.1.2 Nougat update to go directly to Android Oreo. Sarvikas confirmed the news replying to a tweet.

Nokia 3 is a an entry-level smartphone from HMD Global and the device received the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update back in September. The Oreo update rollout for the Nokia 8, HMD’s flagship smartphone, began just last week. Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 are also expected to start receiving Android Oreo in the coming weeks.

HMD Global had launched the Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 in India back in June, and the Nokia 3 was the first of the lot to go on sale. At launch, the Nokia 3 was only available through offline retail channels, but the smartphone can now be purchased through Flipkart and Amazon.

The Nokia 3 is priced at Rs 8,700 and sports a 5-inch HD display. The smartphone is powered by a Quad-core MediaTek MT6737 SoC with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage, expandable via a microSD card.

In addition, the Nokia 3 is equipped with a 2630 mAh and features 8MP cameras at the front and back. In our first impressions of the device, we noted that the phone, though budget, feels well built. However, It doesn’t have the metal build we have seen on Xiaomi devices.

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